What is a Career in Clinical Psychology?

I find a Career in Clinical Psychology very interesting. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Clinical Psychology is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Clinical Psychology. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Clinical Psychology, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181127-0001/Arts/Teaching/Career-in-Clinical-Psychology/english

Babita Prusty's take!

Babita Prusty is an experienced professional with 13 years & 8 months in Clinical Psychology. Babita Prusty has worked in Clinical Psychology as Assistant Professor Grad III in Amity University. In Babita Prusty's own words, this is how Babita Prusty got into Clinical Psychology: "After doing my schooling from Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, I did my BA, MA & M Phil in Psychology from Utkal University, Odisha. Thereafter, I did B Ed in Special Education from Bhoj University, Bhopal and after that I did Ph D from IGNOU. In 2005, I joined Amity University as a lecturer in Psychology Department. I have more than 25 National and International papers published and presented more than 15 research papers in National and International conferences. I have guided more than 75 students in Masters & M Phil Dissertation. I have completed 13 wonderful years in Amity University." I searched Babita Prusty on Google and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/babitaprusty

Career Video on Clinical Psychology

In a video, Babita Prusty has talked about various aspects of a Career in Clinical Psychology. Babita Prusty started by explaining Clinical Psychology as: "Clinical psychology is the branch of psychology concerned with the assessment and treatment of mental illness, abnormal behavior, and psychiatric problems. This field integrates the science of psychology with the treatment of complex human problems, making it an exciting career choice for people who are looking to work in a challenging and rewarding field." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.


I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Clinical Psychology and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Clinical Psychology. Babita Prusty touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Research & Statistics
  • Tools & Assessments
  • Diagnosis
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Human Psychology
90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Babita Prusty then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Clinical Psychology:
  • Communication Skills
  • MSE Skills
  • Detailed History Taking
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Empathy
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Babita Prusty believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Clinical Psychology:
  • Growth & Satisfaction
  • Scope
It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Babita Prusty believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Clinical Psychology:
  • Patience
  • Handling Patients
  • Misconceptions

In the final section of the video Babita Prusty talks about How a day goes in a Career in Clinical Psychology. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Clinical Psychology, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20181127-0001

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